After Gurgaon and Bengaluru, traffic woes knock at Delhi’s door

Delhi traffic police was quick to react on Twitter, posting information about the waterlogged areas, to warn commuters on routes to avoid.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 30, 2016 2:36 pm
delhi news, delhi rains, delhi monsoon, delhi traffic jams, traffic jam in delhi, waterlogging in delhi, delhi waterlogging, monsoon in delhi, delhi news, latest news, india news Traffic stands clogged on a highway after a spell of rainfall in New Delhi, India, Friday, July 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Just a day after Gurgaon faced a massive traffic jam, due to waterlogging on streets, that went on for more than 12 hours, another part of the country came to a grinding halt due to incessant rains. On Saturday morning, it was Delhi’s turn to slow down because of waterlogged roads.

Heavy monsoon showers, that started early Saturday morning in Delhi, caused massive traffic jams in several parts of the city. Hundreds of people were stuck for hours in traffic, with vehicles moving at a snail’s pace.

Delhi traffic police was quick to react on Twitter, posting information about the waterlogged areas, to warn commuters on routes to avoid.

Just a day before, on Friday morning, overnight rains in Bengaluru left the city battling traffic jams, waterlogged roads and flooding . The incessant rains saw several areas of the city inundated with water from nearby lakes entering houses.

Monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in several parts of the country including Assam, Bihar, Karnataka, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. In Delhi NCR, thousands of office goers and other commuters were stranded in hours long traffic jams Gurgaon as heavy rains led to waterlogging on National Highway-8.

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